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Tech firms vie to protect personal data, profits

Technology powerhouses try to protect financial interests as they fight US. government spying

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 04:00am EST

Target tests Pinterest-powered online storefront

Target Corp. has taken its love for social-media website Pinterest to the next level.

Monday - 12/09/2013, 04:45pm EST

Calif. health exchange shares data without consent

California's insurance exchange gives insurance agents consumer data without their consent

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 08:21pm EST

Pinterest used to explore travel options

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Friday - 12/06/2013, 08:34am EST

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YourDirtyMouth.com finds your offensive Facebook posts

A popular web app lets users find Facebook posts they've made that some might find offensive, with the option of deleting - or repeating - the edgy comments.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 07:47am EST

Smartphone/camera hybrid zooms in on better pictures

As companies battle to stand-out in a crowded smartphone world, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom melds phone and camera technology in a single device.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 06:15am EST

UN advances Internet privacy resolution

Key UN committee unanimously approves resolution on digital privacy

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:29pm EST

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Security tips for mobile devices

Mobile devices will help Thanksgiving travelers stay in touch, but being on the road can put mobile security at risk.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 12:49am EST

Apple's iBeacon in stores for holiday shopping

Apple's iBeacon transmitter, which was announced in June, is being tested in some Macy's stores. The shopBeacon transmitter notifies users of sales and bargains as they walk past items they might like.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 12:13am EST

LG looking into claim smart TVs grab user data

LG investigating claim its smart TVs collect users' viewing info

Friday - 11/22/2013, 03:42pm EST

Reagan's role in NSA's hack of Google and Yahoo

NSA's Google and Yahoo data taps may be legal thanks to decades-old presidential order

Friday - 11/22/2013, 01:40pm EST

Rights groups urge UN to back privacy protection

Rights groups urge UN to back right to privacy against unlawful surveillance in digital age

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 07:58pm EST

Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV vie for streaming-video crown

For as little as $35, movie fans can cut the cord - or even cable - to wired streaming-video devices, letting people quickly, conveniently, and cheaply watch programs on their home TV sets.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 02:20am EST

Google settles $17 million deal over tracking of consumers

Google has agreed to a settlement requiring the Internet giant to change its privacy practices, in particular its setting cookies on certain Safari web browsers during 2011 and 2012.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 12:27pm EST

Google opens showroom to show off gadgets in Annapolis

Google is trying to take a bigger bite out of Apple and Microsoft's holiday sales in retail stores by opening gadget showrooms in six locations, including in the Washington, D.C area.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 07:52am EST

The future of mobile technology to focus on DC area

As quickly as the technology world has changed, the pace is expected to speed up as mobile applications become more prevalent. Many of the tech world's big players are coming to a summit next month in Tysons Corner.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 06:18am EST

Virus victim: I had no choice, I had to pay the ransom

Computer experts are warning about the quickly spreading and vicious malware that locks down files and demands a ransom. A victim of CryptoLocker tells her story.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 08:27am EST

Vicious virus locks-down files, demands ransom

Computer experts, including Data Doctor Ken Colburn, are warning about a vicious malware virus that locks a computer's files and demands a ransom for their return.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 12:25pm EST
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Who is the rudest in business meetings?

A new study shows a marked division of what is considered appropriate mobile phone behavior during business meetings.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 08:12pm EST

Google Glass: For better or worse

WTOP just bought Google Glass - the Internet-connected eyewear that everyone is talking about. Now we just have to figure out how it works.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 08:07am EST
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